February 12 2020
The issues in the audio and sound quality on your Windows 10 can be due to fault in drivers and thus it is important to install the correct drivers. Though the system has pre-installed trouble-shooters that can help users to fix the common errors with ease, sometimes advanced troubleshooting is required. In such cases reinstalling the audio driver can help to fix the issue in no matter of time.
So, first, you need to update the audio driver to the latest version and then perform the reinstallation. But if the issue persists even after updating the drivers, go back to the original version, or the previous one. To reinstall the drivers, you need to follow the steps:
Reinstall Windows 10 Realtek HD Audio Driver using the Device Manager:
Step 1: Using the Start button, go to the taskbar and then open Device Manager.
Step 2: Now from the Device Manager, go to the Sound, video and game controllers.
Step 3: Check for the audio driver from the list. Look for the Realtek High Definition Audio.
Step 4: Next, Right-click and then go to the Uninstall device option.
Step 5: Go to the Following dialog and then go to the “Delete the driver software for this device” and then click “Yes”. This will begin the uninstallation step.
Step 6: Restart your device.
These are the steps that can help you fix the audio-related issues by reinstalling the drivers.
Download from the Control Panel:
Step 1: Enter Appwiz.cpl command in the Start/taskbar and then hit the Enter key to open Programs and Features window.
Step 2: Go to the Audio driver and then right-click on the audio driver followed by the Uninstall option. Hit the Yes button to confirm the uninstallation.
After completing the uninstallation, you need to restart your device. This can help you remove all waste files. Next, follow the process of re-installation for which you need to visit the website of the manufacturer. This way you can get rid of the audio-related issues and restore the optimal functioning of your device’s speaker. If the issue is related to hardware, it is advisable to visit the service center or take help from the professionals. However, reinstalling the audio drivers is the first thing to do in any such case and then jump to the advanced troubleshooting.
HP Support Assistant 07/28/2020 22:36
hgd 07/03/2020 04:58